Technical Assistant – Health Informatics

ACE
Akwa Ibom
Posted 6 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health programs, education, research, and livelihoods initiatives in Nigeria. USAID funded Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT – HEALTH INFORMATICS: Will assist the development, implementation, supervision and data-use of all AHNi’s electronic information systems at the facility, community, state and country office levels. S/he will ensure that all electronic information systems meet intended reporting and data output requirements for donors and GoN. S/he will provide technical assistance for the development and implementation of a systematic data analysis process of data outputs from the electronic information systems, carrying out advanced data analysis and preparing data analysis products for presentation and reporting. Provide technical support for the design and content development and field implementation for electronic information systems (DHIS, LAMIS, NOMIS, and Referral Database and any other FHI360 software or database tools) used for M&E. This function will include providing technical assistance for the hard coding of software applications and assisting other members of the programming team in developing actual logic statements for the coding of M&E indicators and software business rules where necessary and checking that all software development is done according to already established standards and procedures. S/He will ensure that the software and database tools developed meet the intended reporting and data output requirements for both internal use and donors/GoN., provide technical assistance for the development and implementation of a systematic data analysis process of data outputs from the electronic information systems, perform backup and recovery of all databases and manage database users.  Also, s/he will take appropriate measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of program data.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • HND, BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Health Information Management or relevant Professional Certification in Information and Communications Technology and related disciplines, with 1 to 3 years relevant experience software development or database management.
  • Experience working at the national level on health programs with knowledge and experience with data collection and analysis.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Method of application: Interested and qualified Candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-M&EJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Thursday 30th June 2022

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the JOB TITLE and LOCATION clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer:  AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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